Digital Workflow

At Precision, we can receive and process scans from all major intraoral scanners and are certified as a 3Shape TRIOS® ready laboratory, as well as any systems producing digital impressions in STL open format.

At Precision, we can receive and process scans from all major intraoral scanners and are certified as a 3Shape TRIOS® ready laboratory, as well as any systems producing digital impressions in STL open format.

At Precision, we can receive and process scans from all major intraoral scanners and are certified as a 3Shape TRIOS® ready laboratory, as well as any systems producing digital impressions in STL open format.

At Precision, we can receive and process scans from all major intraoral scanners and are certified as a 3Shape TRIOS® ready laboratory, as well as any systems producing digital impressions in STL open format.

At Precision, we can receive and process scans from all major intraoral scanners and are certified as a 3Shape TRIOS® ready laboratory, as well as any systems producing digital impressions in STL open format.

At Precision, we can receive and process scans from all major intraoral scanners and are certified as a 3Shape TRIOS® ready laboratory, as well as any systems producing digital impressions in STL open format.

Digital Scanners

For more information about our digital workflow capabilities and/or specific advice about digital dentistry, contact us via phone 09 377 5451 (Auckland) / 04 384 8400 (Wellington) or email [email protected]

Register for a 3Shape communicate account at 3shapecommunicate.com

1. Once registered log into your 3Shape communicate account

2. Click on connections icon

3. Press the add connections button

4. Fill in the following email addresses and click Find button;
    Auckland - [email protected]
    Wellington - info[email protected]

5. Under result click on Precision

6. Accept Data Confidentiality Agreement and click the Connect button

7. Once Precision approves your connection request, its status changes from ‘’Waiting for approval’’ to ‘’Active’’ on the Connected Sites page

8. You can now refresh your Trios scanners Lab connections to include Precision.

A connection between your iTero intraoral scanner account and Precision must be established before you can send the scans to us.

Please contact your scanner provider or local AlignTech/Invisalign representative and request this link.  

Once this connection is created, please follow the general steps below to send iTero scans (restorative work only):

1. Fill out the iTero lab form (Rx). In the “Ship To” field, select Precision

2. Perform scanning on your iTero machine

3. Review scan

4. Send

  1. In CS Imaging, select the file & click the CS Connect button.

    2. When logged in, the files will be uploaded automatically.

    3. Select the lab from the drop-down menu. If you are not connected to us select Create a new partner and send to either:    
    Auckland - [email protected] or
    Wellington - [email protected]

    (An invitation MUST be sent AND ACCEPTED before a case can be sent to a lab.)

    4. Fill out the comments or web form and select the submit (up arrow) icon.

    5. The files (STL & DCM) will be transferred. DO NOT turn off the computer until the files are transferred.

    6. When the lab downloads the files, status will change to ‘Consulted’.

Register for as a CEREC Connect Dentist at

https://sirona-connect.com/ConnectPortal4/customer/Customer/CreateDentist/?l=

  1. Once registered, on your CEREC acquisition unit simply scan in the connect software
    2. Upload your case to the portal
  2. Identify PRECISION as your preferred laboratory and forward the Digital impression, within minutes we can confirm the case is accepted.

We accept digital impression from any intraoral scanning system capable of producing 3D images in STL (Stereolithography) file format. Major scanner brands utilising this format are Planmeca (E4D) Planscan™, 3M™ True Definition Scan, Medit i500 and more. If you are unsure whether your scanner can produce STL files, please contact your scanner provider or manufacturer for clarification.
Sending digital Impression through Dropbox.

Set up a shared folder on www.dropbox.com

1. Sign in to dropbox.com and click on Share a folder at the top of the window.

2. Choose I’d like to create and share a new folder, click Next, and enter a name for your shared folder.

3. Click Next and enter either to invite Precision dental to share the folder:
Auckland - [email protected] or
Wellington - [email protected]

4. Add a personal message if you’d like, and click Share folder